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Chris Evans steps down from Top Gear

Chris Evans has announced he's stepping down from his role as a <i>Top Gear</i> presenter.<p>PA Photos<p>Evans confirmed the news of his departure after only a few …

US broadband is getting faster but still lags behind Asia

It's been a good year for the internet in America. Not only did it receive much needed federal Net Neutrality protections, the average download speed increased by a solid 10 Mbps nationwide over the previous year. As of March 2015, the average download speed in the US is 33.9Mbps -- thanks, in …

All aboard the Super Savari Express: an armed tour bus for crime-ridden Karachi

It takes six gun-toting guards and a special bus in order for the wealthier residents of Karachi to see the sights of their own city<p>Dubbed “the world’s most violent megacity”, armed muggings, carjackings and extortion are part of everyday life in Karachi, where political and criminal forces vie for …

Sinkhole Swallows an Entire Bus in This Utterly Insane Video

The wheels on the bus go NOPE NOPE NOPE<p>A group of tourists in Brazil were evacuated from a bus moments before a sinkhole swallowed it whole. One of the tourists managed to catch the incident on video, which shows just how uncompromising nature can be.<p>Heavy flooding in the country has left many …

Floods

We Ask Vin Diesel As Many Questions As We Can in 60 Seconds

This interview moves at fast and furious speeds.<p>Vin Diesel is a very busy man. A movie like <i>Furious 7</i>, his latest 12-cylinder action vehicle, takes the actor around the world in only a few weeks time. During the mega-press tour, Diesel can either be found entertaining crowds or revving up to …

Movies

Is Russia working on a crazy supersonic cargo plane?

A state-run Russian news site is reporting that the country has ambitions to build a huge, supersonic cargo plane capable of transporting tanks to …

Aerospace

Apple Acquires 'Rock-Solid High-Performance' Database Company FoundationDB

Apple has acquired database company FoundationDB, reports <i>TechCrunch</i>. FoundationDB is a company that "develops scalable and fault tolerant databases that support multiple data models." A notice on the company's site says that it has ceased to offer downloads after deciding to "evolve [the] company …

Databases